“It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” Alan Cohen
I have moved to an Adelaide suburb about 30 minutes drive from many in my social network and, while I could visit some, I discovered an inspiration that had never touched my heart so deeply! Having no Internet capacity for a month, was a big disappointment because, I have known of several unanswered emails, may send a message of indifference. While it was inspiring to have had over 6500 views to my Blog-posts, it was disappointing that I could not reply to those who emailed just before and after my move. Yet, while I was gone, the views here climbed to over 6850, which is certainly inspiring to me.
The up-side of all this, aside from reading some important books, I was available to watch some early evening TV. I was greatly inspired by such Australian TV programs as X-Factor and The Voice. These featured some teenagers, who had the courage to sing and play music for a studio audience of several hundred people. Actually, I was moved to tears of joy for several who had “failed” in past performances and who were back to make another attempt. Also, beyond the studio audience, viewers were invited to vote by mobile (cell) phone!
I have no doubt that these teens are teaching their audiences that courage is a matter of heart. “Cour” is French for Heart! It appears to me that this sort of phenomenon is exceptional in a society that is individualistic, even egotistical and narcissistic, as mentioned in an earlier post on “THE QUANTUM SELF.” No doubt, some might say these teens are feeding their ego. But, I suggest that the courage in their cohort would be more available in their upcoming society and thus, the idea of “success” may be broadened. After all, I have suggested that we are all spiritual beings, having a physical experience. Continue reading “I Am Glad To Be Back! After Six Weeks Without An Internet Connection, I Am Still Inspired!”